The former world champion in five weight categories American Floyd Mayweather (50-0, 27 KO’s) said he will continue to participate in exhibition fights.
According to Mayweather, to date, he has received proposals for $ 80 million.
“You know, what’s amazing. I thought for the duel with Tensina Nasukawa I get 9 million dollars, but I gained 10. If I can participate in exhibition fights? Probably, Yes. I have offers for $ 80 million to conduct such matches”, – transfers words of Mapeera Fight Hub.
We will remind, on December 31, 2018 Mayweather held an exhibition bout against 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer Tensina Nasukawa.
Wrote Znayu Tensin Nasukawa got knocked out in the exhibition match against American Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Recall that the fight Mayweather – Nasukawa took place in Japan, and ended with the victory of the American in the first round.
The battle had exhibition in nature and held under the rules of Boxing within the weight class to 147 pounds (66.7 kg).
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The fight was held without the judges, the result will not be allowed in the official statistics of the athletes.
After the defeat Nasukawa said that this match was the opportunity of a lifetime and does not regret that took up this challenge.
According to Nasukawa, he’s not going to stop, and intends to reach the level of Mayweather.
Floyd Mayweather and Tensin Nasukawa
“When I first got the offer, I accepted it in an instant. I thought it was a once in a lifetime opportunity, and although there was a significant difference in weight classes, I felt that I must take the call. In the end, I lost, but I have no regrets.
I’m disappointed in myself, because I thought that could do better. But I will face facts and I will continue to accept any calls. I realized that it is not worked hard to earn this opportunity.
I use this defeat to become better. Despite all the things that happened on the eve of the battle, I realized how truly great Mayweather. I was the one who underestimated him. I promise to reach his level. It may take me some time to become a person who will take the entire industry on your shoulders, but please continue to support me,” said Nasukawa in an interview with WBN.
For this fight, Mayweather received $ 9 million.
As reported by the portal Znayu that Mayweather refused a rematch with Pacquiao.